Jon Avnet
Date of Birth
Nov 17, 1947
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York City, NY


Had prominent Hollywood director/producer Jon Avnet gone into business as originally intended, Hollywood may likely be a very different place today. The man who brought such memorable features as Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) and The War (1994) to the big screen, Avnet deserves some credit for nurturing the careers of such future Hollywood players as Kathy Bates and Elijah Wood. A native of...